Man sentenced in connection with 2015 triple fatal crash

0714 Joshua GibsonJosephine County, Ore. – A California man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after three people were killed in a head-on crash in Josephine County.

Oregon State Police said Joshua Gibson was driving under the influence of intoxicants on Highway 199 near milepost 27 on September 10th, 2015.

Police say Gibson passed a group of vehicles in a no-passing zone and subsequently collided head-on with another vehicle. Three of Gibson’s passengers died as a result of the crash. Gibson and another passenger were transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

On July 14th, Gibson accepted a plea of 15 years in prison for manslaughter, assault, and DUII.

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